Clara

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Female form of Clarus (see also -a) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

Claire
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Clara
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Clarah
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Danish Swedish
Clare
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Klaara
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Finish
Klara
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Klára
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Faroese
Klarah
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Swedish
Klare
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Danish

See also Chiara, Clarina, Clarita, Claritia, Clary, Kilâla, Lara

For male forms see Clarius

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Claruson Faroe Islands
Clöruson Iceland

Female

Clarudóttir Faroe Islands
Clörudóttir Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see CLARA (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Clara
Genitive: Claras
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Clara
Accusative: Claru
Dative: Claru
Genitive: Claru
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Clara
Genitive: Claran
Partitive: Claraa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Clara
Accusative: Clöru
Dative: Clöru
Genitive: Clöru
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Clara
Genitive: Claras
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Clara
Genitive: Claras

Name Day

Denmark Denmark

12 August

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Trivia

  • Clara was a heavy storm in Norway in December 2003.

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[11]
8834 12269 8829 12256 5 13
Denmark Denmark[10]
8571
n.a.
8571
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[13]
n.a.
866
n.a.
866 0 0
Iceland Iceland[14]
28 56
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[15]
10 21
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[16]
n.a.
n.a.
638
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Clara (f) Sources: [11][10][16][13]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Clara (f) Sources: [17]

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Clara (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Clara (f)


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  8. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  13. 13.0 13.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  16. 16.0 16.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  17. details see Name Statistic tables